Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 27th April 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:30am on Saturday 27th April 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain, sleet, snow on mountain
wind condition
Light
Generally poor on mountain
This report
Saturday 27th April 2013, 8:30am
0cm
Friday 26th April 2013, 9:20am 0cm
Thursday 25th April 2013, 9:40am 0cm
Wednesday 24th April 2013, 9:20am 0cm
Tuesday 23rd April 2013, 9:55am 0cm
Monday 22nd April 2013, 13:10pm 0cm
Sunday 21st April 2013, 9:37am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 2cm
Last 14 reports (total): 2cm
Current month (April 2013) total: 6cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 565cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:30am on Saturday 27th April 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Well, the snow depth number for the upper slopes at Tsugaike has risen 10cm since yesterday. The snow depth number at Hakuba 47 remains the same, but they are reporting 20cm and in places up to 30cm of new snowfall on their upper slopes!

Impressive for late April.

Down in the village area it has been rain/sleet this morning so far but just go up a bit and you'll have snow falling around you at all of the resorts that are open. It certainly doesn't feel like Golden Week here today.

I'd say it's definitely worth taking a trip up on the lifts today to get in some turns on fresh snow.

Weather conditions are forecast to improve later on today, though it won't warm up much at all. Tomorrow and Monday should be much clearer and warmer.

Enjoy!

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Official snow depths and operations @ Saturday 27th April 2013 AM:

Hakuba Goryu:
The following lifts planned to be operating - Gondola, upper Number 1 and Number 3 pair lifts.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 140cm;
Toomi - 0cm

Hakuba 47:
The following lifts planned to be operating - Gondola, Line AB, C and E.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 100cm
Lower - 15cm

Happo-one:
The following lifts planned to be operating - Gondola, Alpen quad, Kurobishi Number 2 quad, Kurobishi Number 3 pair, Hakuba Kokusai Number 3 pair, Kokusai Number 1 pair, Panorama pair, Skyline Number 2 pair, Grat quad, Usagidaira pair (Golden Week only)
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 125cm
Lower - 0cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The following lifts planned to be operating - Gondola, Ropeway, Tsuga Number 2 pair, Hannoki pair.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 170cm
Lower slopes - 0cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field, Hakuba Sanosaka, Hakuba Cortina and Hakuna Minekata resorts are now closed for the season.

Archive report: Posted at 8:30am on Saturday 27th April 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

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December observed snowfall total 185cm - -
January observed snowfall total 149cm - -
February observed snowfall total 168cm - -
March observed snowfall total 10cm - -
April observed snowfall total 6cm - -
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